Thursday, March 12, 2015

Studio Space Available

Sculpture studio share in artist building in Orangeburg, NY. Avail April, 1st. Large skylights, large windows, ground level, large barn door, 24/7 access, no living. $1.42 square foot, incl utilities. Room is 1750 sq/ft. Room to share for approx 3 or 4 sculptors. One sculptor from Florence Academy. Accessible by bus, Rockland coaches. Nice setting w/ horse stable on the property. Approx. 1/2 hr by car from NYC.

Contact Phyllis Dodge (845) 596-0870. Or Lori Shorin (516) 592-0165

Call for Entries

The Olana Partnership and Columbia County Council on the Arts announce a Call for Entries for artists wishing to be considered for the fourth annual Plein Air event at Olana: Creating Landscapes Within the Landscape, taking place July 9-12, 2015. Participating artists will paint on location throughout Olana's 250-acre artist-designed landscape. Saturday, July 11th is the afternoon reception and public exhibition, where artists will have the chance to meet and greet, and their chosen canvases will be put up to live auction. Sunday, July 12th artists will have the opportunity to sell additional works under a tent at Olana from 10-2 pm. This year artists will be selected by a panel of distinguished jurors including M. Stephen Doherty, artist, writer & editor of PleinAir magazine, Hudson realist painter Ken Young, and artist and gallerist Joan Damiani. The deadline for all submissions is midnight Saturday, April 18th.
For a prospectus contact Cynthia Mulvaney, Executive Director at Columbia County Council on the Arts at or 518 671 6213.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Eric Fischl Artist-in-Residence Teaching Program

West Nottingham Academy
Eric Fischl ’66 Artist-in-Residence Teaching Program
2015-16 School Year
West Nottingham Academy alumnus and world renowned artist, Eric Fischl ’66 established the Eric Fischl Artist-in-Residence Teaching Program as a collaborative project between West Nottingham Academy (WNA) and the New York Academy of Art (NYAA).  Each year, three MFA graduates from NYAA will be selected, one for each trimester of the Residency.
Residency will run for 10-12 weeks during each of Nottingham’s trimesters as follows:
·         August 31 – November 18, 2015 (12 weeks)
·         November 30, 2015 – March 2, 2016 (12 weeks – school closed 12/20/2015-1/3/2016)
·         March 21 – May 27, 2016 (10 weeks)
Each Resident will be provided the following:
·         $8,000 stipend per artist (paid through WNA payroll) – Stipend includes travel, supplies, personal expenses, etc.
·         Personal studio space near art room and resources
·         Modest accommodations in a WNA apartment or guest room, including Internet
·         Meals in the WNA dining hall while school is in session
Residency encompasses the following responsibilities:
·         Teaching 2 courses (coordinated through Trish Kuhlman based on skill set)
·         Display of Artist’s work in WNA’s Gates Gallery space during residency begins, and presentation of work to the community following the residence
·         Deliver/facilitate one community-based lecture or workshop
·         Travel with school as needed for various classes
Artists are chosen based on the following areas of expertise:
Fall Trimester – Drawing, Painting and Color Theory
Winter Trimester – 3D Sculpture or Ceramics *
Spring Trimester – Printmaking, Digital Media or Photography *
*Note: Winter and Spring are interchangeable
Please note, as a condition of the residency, all resident artists must submit to a State of Maryland Criminal Background check as required by Maryland Law, and must provide a transcript from an accredited college or university indicating the conferring of a degree.    
Interested alumni should submit:
·         Five images of current work (72 dpi)
·         One-page artist statement describing your work
·         One-page pedagogical statement outlining your approach to teaching
·         Current CV
·         Cover letter specifying the discipline you would be applying to teach and the trimester you would prefer to teach
Deadline to submit March 11, 2015
Finalists will be notified by mid-April 2015.
Please submit all materials to

Open Call: 100 GATES looking for muralists


100 GATES is a Lower East Side public art initiative that connects artists with LES business owners by installing murals on the roll down security gates belonging to businesses in the neighborhood. We're recruiting artists and businesses during the winter, with installations timed to take place throughout the warmer summer months. You can learn more about the project and see examples of current installations here:

Application Instructions

Please fill out the form with your contact information and an explanation on how you ideally envision your gate.

Prospective artists will be contacted in the coming weeks and a phone interview will be set up to discuss project details.

The AAF/Seebacher Prize for Fine Arts

Each year, The AAF/Seebacher Prize for Fine Arts (formerly The Daisy Soros Prize and The Hayward Prize) offers US fine arts graduate students, or those who have completed their graduate studies within the past two years, the opportunity to study at the International Summer Academy of Fine Arts Salzburg in Austria. Founded in 1953 by world-famous painter Oskar Kokoschka, the International Summer Academy offers an unrivalled environment, with work sites at the Hohensalzburg Fortress and the Old Salt Factory on Perner Insel (Island) on the Salzach River.  This particular international experience gives young artists not only the opportunity to study with well-known and respected international artists from around the world, but also the chance to immerse themselves in a program that is both rich in cultural tradition and academically challenging. Please visit their website for additional information on the Academy and its programs.  Questions may be emailed to the AAF at:
The postmark deadline for applications is: April 20, 2015.  

The Tulsa Artist Fellowship

The Tulsa Artist Fellowship provides unrestricted awards between $15,000 and $40,000 for artists in all stages of their career. In addition, the TAF will provide free housing and work-space in Tulsa, Oklahoma. All non-resident fellows will be required to live in the provided housing.

Deadline: April 3, 2015
More info:

Rise Art - Open Call

Rise Art is a social community for artists to build a dedicated following around their practice, while collectors to view and collect that work. 
We are now accepting submissions to become one of our featured artists - including the opportunity to exhibit and sell your work online, in London and the USA.  Interested artists can participate free of charge at:
The rolling submission is open to all contemporary artists.  Submit your artwork directly to the website and then engage directly with the Rise Art community and collector base.  Rise Art provides social tools, event listings, and interactive features that can drive your awareness and support your practice.
Each month, the Rise Art Insiders select artists across the site to have their work featured and sold on the platform.  Artists’ works are sold and promoted alongside established artists including Bruce McLean, Tracey Emin, Gavin Turk and Sir Peter Blake amongst others. Featured artists are also supported in exhibitions and commissioned for art projects and installations.
Designed to showcase, rent and sell great contemporary art from both established artists and emerging talents, enables art lovers to find and buy artworks they love, discover new artists and obtain personalised recommendations from art insiders.
Learn more about Rise Art by visiting, or contact Rise Art at with any questions.